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Laura M. Groves

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Phone: (253) 220-3511
Fax: (253) 220-5557

1001 S Yakima Ave, #1
Tacoma, Washington 98405

Born: Spokane, Washington

Family: Laura resides with Travis, her husband and partner of 20-years, and their 3-children.

Practice Areas: All areas of Family Law including: Adoptions, Child Custody, Child Support, Divorce, Domestic Partnerships, Guardianships, Interstate and International Custody Disputes, Military Divorce, Modifications, Paternity and Parentage Actions, Prenuptial Agreements, Protection Orders, Restraining Orders, Relocations, Spousal Maintenance, Third-Party Custody, Trial Litigation, Uncontested Divorces , Wills.


Prior to entering law school, Laura volunteered for the Seattle Public Defenders office assisting the office by conducting witness interviews and investigations. During her third year of law school, she worked as a law clerk for a trust and probate litigation firm in Tacoma, Washington.

Laura is an advocate for early childhood education and has volunteered her time on the parent’s boards of the Denise Louse Education Center in Seattle, Washington and University PreSchool in Cheney, Washington. She continues to volunteer in the community whenever possible; most recently having a foreign exchange student live with her family for the 2011 school year.

She spends a great deal of time with her family camping, hiking, bowling and practicing archery as well as other activities. She also enjoys sewing, cross stitch and reading.

Laura chose to practice family law so that she could help those in need to make positive and productive decisions during some of the most difficult times of their lives. Laura has handled complex family law cases and is an experienced trial attorney. She enjoys working with clients and helping them to reach realistic and productive goals.

Laura’s legal practice is based on helping families through some of the most difficult times they are ever going to face. Laura understands that many family law issues involve extremely complicated circumstances and when children are involved the stakes could not be higher.

Laura’s goal is to provide excellent legal representation, personal service, and understanding to each of her clients and never allow them to forget there will always be someone on their side. Laura strives to craft the best possible outcome for each and every one of her clients, so they can move forward in the best manner possible.

Family law can be challenging and emotional for all the people involved. Laura takes great satisfaction in being a source of strength for her clients and their families during difficult times. She listens to her client’s wishes and is accessible and responsive to her client's needs and dedicated to providing excellent personal service.

At the end of each day her name is on the door of this practice and she takes great pride in this. She does not have to answer to any other person’s agenda. She has the ability to practice law in an ethical, compassionate and tenacious manner, putting her client’s needs first.

Groves Law Offices has the ability and experience to handle any type of Washington Family Law matter and is dedicated to providing affordable legal representation. For a free consultation with one of our experienced Family Law attorneys please contact our office today.


J.D., Seattle University School of Law, 2005

B.A., Eastern Washington University, 2000

  • Psychology and Criminal
  • Graduated cum laude
  • McNair Scholar

University High School; Spokane, Washington

Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice Washington State , 2005
Professional & Bar Association Memberships

Washington State Bar Association
Member Since: 2005

Tacoma Bar Association
Member Since: 2014

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Phone: (253) 220-3511